Xiaomi Mi 8 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Stunning Smartphone !!

Xiaomi Mi 8 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Xiaomi Mi 8 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Xiaomi Mi 8
Best Price: Rs.32,999(India), $599(USA)

Xiaomi Mi 8 Advantages (Pros):

  • Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with the latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers 6.21-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 83.8% and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display has superb pixel density for its Full HD resolution(~402 ppi) with 18:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
    • Supports HDR10 display and DCI-P3.
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with MIUI 9.5 user interface which offers great features.
  • It is built with Front/rear glass and aluminum frame (7000 series).
  • The device is lightweight to carry with 175 g with 7.6 mm thickness.
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 6 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 630 GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB and expandable memory is not supported.
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS) dual pixel PDAF 12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom with additional features like LED flash, HDR, panorama.
  • It offers 20 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0, 0.9µm.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30/60fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3300 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage and supports fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0+).
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • It offers a great loudspeaker.
  • It is available in Black, Blue, White, Gold colors.
  • It has active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, aptx HD, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
  • No water or dust resistance.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No microSD slot to expand memory.

Check out Xiaomi Mi 8 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Xiaomi
Model Name Mi 8
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor Octa-core (4×2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Colors Black, Blue, White, Gold
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,16M colors
Size 6.21 inches, 97.1 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2248 pixels, (~402 ppi density)
Dimensions 154.9 x 74.8 x 7.6 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.30 in)
Weight 175 g (5.54 oz)
Build Front/Rear glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Dolby Vision/HDR10 display, DCI-P3, MIUI 9.5
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.8, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, Dual pixel PDAF, 12 MP, f/2.4, 56mm, 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, AF, 2x optical zoom.
Other Main Features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 20 MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.0, 0.9µm
Video Recording 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/240fps.
RAM and Storage
RAM 6 GB
Internal Memory 64/128/256 GB
Expandable Memory
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM NO
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0), IP68 dust/waterproof

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9 Total Score
Stunning Smartphone !!

Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but misses expandable memory and 3.5mm headphone jack, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship mobile.

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